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Business Support Grants 5th November

This funding is only available for those businesses required to close for the period 05 November 2020 to 02 December 2020

On 31 October the Government announced certain businesses and venues would be required to close from 5 November to 2 December 2020 and set out the circumstances where a grant payment may be made by the council to businesses affected by the closedown.

For eligible businesses, the amount of Local Restrictions Support Grant payable is as follows:

  • Businesses occupying properties appearing in the Rating List with a rateable value of exactly £15,000 or under on 5 November 2020, the grant payment will be £1,334 per 28 day qualifying restriction period

  • Businesses occupying properties appearing in the Rating List with a rateable value of between £15,001 - £50,999 on 5 November 2020, the grant payment will be £2,000 per 28 day qualifying restriction period

  • Businesses occupying properties appearing in the Rating List with a rateable value of £51,000 and over on 5 November 2020, the grant payment will be £3,000 per 28 day qualifying restriction period

    Further Government guidance on qualifying businesses and businesses that are excluded from the scheme can be found below:

    Guidance for new National Restrictions from 5 November

    Guidance - closing certain businesses and venues

    Businesses that have chosen to close but not been required to will not be eligible for this grant.

Making an Application

This application is provided to capture the information required by Torridge District Council to verify and make the payment of these grants.

Please make sure you follow the instructions very carefully and add the information EXACTLY as it is laid out on your business rates bill.

Please ensure you have the following information with you before you start your application:

  • Your 9 digit business rate account number which starts with a 26 and the name of your business as it appears on your rates bill

  • Your Company Number (as registered with Companies House) if a limited company

  • Your VAT number if VAT registered

  • Payments will be made by BACS to your business account.

    How to apply 

    If your business is eligible please complete the online application form below:

 Apply for a Local Restrictions Support Grant